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Upcoming Tours
Highlights Tour: Southern Accent and the Blues
Thursday, October 13, 6 PM
Nicholas Stoia, assistant professor in Duke’s Department of Music, connects blues music with Southern Accent.

We offer Free Highlights Tours on Thursdays at 6 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. More details.

Sketching in the Galleries
Sketching in the Galleries with Southern Accent artist Bill Thelen
Saturday, October 15, 10 AM
Free with admission. More information

Nasher Reads
Nasher Reads: A Home on the Field, by Paul Cuadros
Sunday, October 16, 2 PM, and Wednesday, October 19, 11 AM

More information. Visitors are encouraged, but not required, to read the book prior to discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Hardcore Southern Punk Sunday Matinne
Hardcore Southern Punk Sunday Matinee
Sunday, October 23, 2-5 PM
In the early 80s, coffee shops, skating rinks, church basements and local clubs hosted hardcore punk matinees for kids not old enough to go to bars. The Nasher Museum presents an afternoon of southern punk energy expression in the hopes of complicating everyone’s notions of southern culture. Featuring Pipe, Blackball and Natural Causes, with DJ Bug Spray and DJ Misty Touch spinning punk between sets. Organized by musician Mac McCaughan, co-founder of Merge Records, member of Superchunk. Free and open to all.

Mural Bike Tours
Bicycle Mural Tour: Downtown Durham
Saturday, October 22, 10-11:30 PM
Explore the beautiful murals of downtown Durham, including a mural by Odili Donald Odita.

More information.

Mural Durham
Saturday, October 22, 1-4 PM
Art Annex, 404 Gattis St. (Durham's Burch Avenue neighborhood and Duke campus)

Following the Bicycle Mural Tour in downtown Durham, head over to the Art Annex for local food, music and live graffiti/mural painting. More information: Follow @Mural_Durham #MuralDurham

Sonya Clark: Gallery Performance - Unraveling
Thursday, October 20, 7 PM

Richmond-based artist Sonya Clark presents her work Unraveling, in which she slowly unravels a Confederate battle flag. Introductory remarks by Duke Assistant Professor Jasmine Nichole Cobb.

5:30 PM Cash Bar
6 PM Highlights tour

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Willie Birch, The Big Nine, 2007. Acrylic and charcoal on paper; 72 x 90 inches (182.88 x 228.6 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana. © Willie Birch.

Sonya Clark, Unraveling (detail), 2015-present. Cotton Confederate battle flag and unraveled threads, edition 2/10; 70 x 36 x 7 inches (177.8 x 91.4 x 17.8 cm). Courtesy of the artist. © Sonya Clark. Photo by J Caldwell. 

Sketch courtesy Bill Thelen. Banner photo by J Caldwell.

Nasher Museum exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the late Mary D.B.T. Semans and James H. Semans, the late Frank E. Hanscom III, The Duke Endowment, the Nancy Hanks Endowment, the Courtney Shives Art Museum Fund, the James Hustead Semans Memorial Fund, the Janine and J. Tomilson Hill Family Fund, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, the Neely Family Fund, the E. T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Fund for the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the Marilyn M. Arthur Fund, the Sarah Schroth Fund, the George W. and Viola Mitchell Fearnside Endowment Fund, the Gibby and Michael B. Waitzkin Fund, the K. Brantley and Maxine E. Watson Endowment Fund, the Victor and Lenore Behar Endowment Fund, the Margaret Elizabeth Collett Fund, the Nasher Museum of Art General Endowment, the Friends of the Nasher Museum of Art, and the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost, Duke University.

The Collection Galleries is made possible by Nasher Annual Fund donors with special support from Anita and John Schwarz.

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